Astara B2B Thursdays

Astara Training will be hosting a series of weekly Thursday B2B events consisting of networking breakfasts and workshops aimed at enhancing skills for small businesses. There will be a weekly networking breakfast every Thursday from 7.45am to 9.00am at The Royal Chase Hotel in Shaftesbury.  There is no commitment – just come when you […]

February Sponsor – Battens Solicitors

Thanks to Battens Solicitors for sponsoring our February breakfast – “Love Dorchester” Battens is recognised as one of the country’s most progressive law firms providing decisive legal advice, guidance and solutions to clients nationwide who value a high standard of practical legal support. With offices in Yeovil, Sherborne, Weymouth, Dorchester […]

Battens donate £1,000 to Cancer Appeal

The Charitable Trust of Battens Solicitors has donated £1,000 in response to a £1.75m Cancer Appeal from Dorset County Hospital Charity. This appeal aims to raise funds to support a dedicated radiotherapy service that will provide treatment to more than 5,000 cancer patients and their families from North, South and […]

Nominate your favourite new building in Dorchester

Members of the Dorchester Civic Society will launch The Derek Beauchamp Design Award 2017 on Saturday 13th May with a stand on South Street. The new award will recognise building or projects in Dorchester for their high standard of design. Society members want members of the public to nominate recent […]

Results of DCFB members’ survey

Recently we asked you for your views on the Chamber – what we were doing well and how membership might serve you better. Responses were fantastic – with more than half our members sharing their views. So firstly, a big ‘thank you’ to all of you who completed our survey. […]

Allies rally under business banner

Dorset’s leading business groups have launched a new initiative to represent the views of more than 5,000 members countywide. Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI), the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and the Institute of Directors (IoD) have joined forces to form the Dorset Business Alliance. The aim is […]